Daniel Butler is an SMSF lawyer, SMSF Advisor and CTA as well as director of DBA Lawyers in Melbourne. With over 30 years of experience in tax and superannuation, Daniel lectures at Melbourne University. A committee member at the ATO, The Tax Institute, CA ANZ and Law Institute of Victoria, Daniel presents and publishes extensively.
Meg Heffron is a director of Heffron SMSF Solutions and a sought after voice around technical SMSF issues. An actuary by training and a former principal at Mercer, Meg has over 25 years of SMSF experience. A popular presenter and columnist, Meg is a recognised leader in the SMSF industry.
Ron Lesh is the managing director of BGL Corporate. Ron joined BGL in 1989 and since then has led BGL through an amazing journey of growth and transformation. BGL currently holds a large share of the SMSF administration software market.
A leading SMSF author, commentator and presenter, Grant Abbott is the founder of Lightyear Docs and I love SMSF as well as the former co-founder and director of NowInfinity. Having played a major role in the SIS Bill 1993, Grant is the Chairman of the Australian SMSF Members Association and a popular presenter of cutting-edge SMSF strategies at industry conferences.
Geoff Stein is a lawyer and partner of Brown Wright Stein Lawyers in Sydney. With over 20 years of experience in commercial and tax law, Geoff advises clients on tax, commercial, trust, estate planning and wealth management and goes beyond the obvious legal process, to provide clients with advice that benefits their entire business.
Asset Protection – COVID-19 Contract Law – Bucket or Holding Company – Land Tax – How To Avoid s109T – Tax Deduct Your Home Loan – How To Save Stamp Duty – How to Save Land Tax – Company Capital – LRBA Timing – Vendor Finance Arrangements – Pre-CGT Shares and Company Assets – Structure Property Development – Losses Need an FTE – GST-Free Sale of Farm Land
Paul Mackenroth is a senior associate and trust lawyer at Cleary Hoare in Brisbane with a focus on trusts for asset protection and estate planning. A former detective with the Queensland Police, Paul is a popular presenter and public speaker at industry and client events.
Elements of a Trust – Duties of Trustees – Set Up a Discretionary Trust – Revocable Trusts – Trust Structure – Family Trusts Elections – Taxation of Trusts Div 6 ITAA36 – Trust Income Streaming – Pre-CGT Company Assets After Death – SMSF Trustee Discretion – Family Provision Claims – Declaring a Dividend – Testamentary Trust Law Change – Testamentary Trust Questions
Michael Walpole is a professor and the Head of School at the School of Taxation and Business Law in the UNSW Business School. He is an International Research Fellow at Oxford University and in 2012 was a Visiting Professor at the OECD. Michael is a frequent presenter and has authored many articles, chapters and books on taxation.
Practice Management – Consolidation in the Accounting Industry – Insights of a Mentor – The Three Pillars of Growth – Team Structure – Ideal Team Structure – Marketing – How To Buy a Parcel of Fees – More About Buying Parcels of Fees – How To Find and Retain Great Staff – Why the Partnership Model Doesn’t Work – Pricing
Chris Evans is a Professor of Taxation at UNSW, an Extraordinary Professor at University of Pretoria as well as an International Research Fellow at Oxford and Exeter Universities. A former editor of Australian Tax Review and author of various tax publications, Chris has served on a number of governmental and professional body committees in Australia and overseas.
Andrew Henshaw is a tax lawyer and partner at Velocity Legal.
ATO Disputes – Div 7A Listener Questions – Div 7A Reform – Insights of a Tax Lawyer – Div 7A UPE – Shareholder Loan Write Off – The 2019 Harding Case – Small Business CGT Concessions for Big Business – Small Business CGT Concession Case Studies – SMSF Buys Property Jointly – Related Party LRBA – Tax Effective Structuring – AirBnB Triggers CGT – Main Residence Exemption Upon Divorce or Death – Main Residence Exemption for Foreign Residents – Cash Boost – Cash Flow Boost – Jobkeeper Payments – Jobkeeper Rules – Jobkeeper Rulings – COVID-19 Restructuring – Jobkeeper Changes – Jobkeeper 2.1 – The Eichmann Case – Eichmann Decision – The Budget – In Connection With Your Retirement – Structure a Hobby Farm – 2021/22 Federal Budget – Work-related Self-Education Expenses – The History of PSI – PSI Rules
Liam Shorte is a principal of Verante Financial Planning in Castle Hill and Windsor as well as an SMSF Specialist Advisor™ and Financial Planner. Appointed to the Board of the SMSF Association in September 2018, Liam provides strategic advice on super, retirement and estate planning as well as investment and tax strategies. Liam is the author of the popular blog, The SMSF Coach.
Emily is the Legal & Client Services Director for Acis, Australia’s largest provider of business and investment structures and restructures for accounting firms. She leads Acis’ inhouse legal team whose role is to mitigate the risks faced by non-lawyers in the preparation of legal documents.
Nathan Watt is the co-founder of fast-growing accounting and business advice firm Watson & Watt in Newstead, Queensland. On Tax Talks Nathan generously shares his insights and experiences about running his firm.
Seth Hertz is a Tax Director with Expat US Tax in Sydney and has worked in US and Australian tax since 1999. A former enrolled agent with the IRS, Seth is an expert when it comes to navigating the differences and fine nuances between US and Australian tax.
Rani Gandha is a Partner at Turnbull Hill Lawyers in Newcastle, leading its property and business team with a focus on asset protection and structuring as well as large commercial or property transactions. In addition, Rani assists clients with the set up and administration of wills and estates.